GOP Lawmaker Takes Dig at Dems and Some of His Own Who ‘Do Not Care’ to ‘Secure Our Border Now’

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One Republican lawmaker has just about had it when it comes to his colleagues on securing the border, as he’s knocking congressional Democrats — as well as some of his fellow Republican colleagues — for their apparent inaction to fix the crisis.

Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) went off in numerous tweets that House Democrats and “far too many” Senate Republicans “choose hand-wringing to solutions” when it comes to the U.S.-Mexico immigration situation.

Roy recently blocked a disaster aid bill against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) move to “pass [the bill] by consent with no one in the room.”

“That bill was going to have $19 billion in it, unpaid for, and was not going to address the crisis that our country’s dealing with at the border that we’ve talked about many times over,” Roy said, as IJR Red previously reported.

During his tweet thread on Saturday, the Republican lawmaker noted that “if we want our communities to be safe we have to come to grips that this is not an ‘immigration’ problem but a security and cartel insurgency problem… that our asylum laws are being exploited and we must end it now.”

He bluntly said that congressional Democrats and some Republicans simply “do not care” about the border crisis, as they “view it as political theater and deny reality.”

Applauding President Donald Trump for making moves to address the situation at the southern border, Roy said the president is “right to leverage tools he has to combat this while Congress fiddles” — as he used the hashtag “Secure Our Border Now.”

Check out the thread below:

Late Friday, Trump ended his plan to place tariffs on Mexico and instead came to an agreement with the country on immigration. This will involve those who seek asylum to wait in Mexico through the adjudication, as well as Mexico deploying a militarized National Guard security force to the border on Monday.

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Glen Hillebrand
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Sadly, only Mr. Roy, the Freedom Caucus and some Republican senators care about us. However, it’s the imbecile electorate, not the Marxists who deserve culpability. Did the “low information” voters really believe that empowering Pelosi and her Marxits with the House that they would do anything; except care about Americans. Of course, they are going to drag out hearings and keep the landmass open.
I doubt it, but maybe the “low information” voters might have finally learned. But I doubt it.

Maureen Ronau
Member

I feel that Texas is maybe one of several states deeply impacted by the migrant SURGE, and the rest of Congress needs to act more decisively in securing the border and “hosting” their share of the migrants.

Cosmo Lace
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Cosmo Lace

It might not be that they do not care, it might be there are just so many things that are way more important, Like messing up good connections with our allies and making friends with our enemies, that might just get us blown off the face of our part of the earth. The school shootings, the mass shootings where groups gather, so on and on, really need to clean house here badly, then worry about the borders

WilliamS
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WilliamS

How about helping Mexico build ‘The Wall’ on its Southern border with Guatemala. It’s a shorter distance, less cost and fewer at the U.S. border.

Gabrielle Haynes
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Gabrielle Haynes

As a person working in the middle of this disaster I applaud both Senator Roy and President Trump. Pelosi, Schumer et al. Have had 40+ years to fix this situation and have not. It is almost treasonous to allow your country to be invaded and sit doing nothing!

Nancy Assaf
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If you don’t fight, you don’t win. That’s why Trump is a good President. This guy, too, is at least fighting.

Linda Boylan
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Linda Boylan

Totally agree with Chip Roy. Wake up America!,

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